Has anyone tried Sodium Valproate (Epilim)

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by Michelle_NZ, Sep 14, 2006.

  1. Michelle_NZ

    Michelle_NZ New Member

    Hi folks

    My doctor has started me on Sodium Valproate to see if it helps with the neuralgic pain.

    Has anyone here tried it? Did you experience side effects?

  2. phoebe1

    phoebe1 New Member

    My doctor had me on it years ago, I think I used it for about 6 months and then stopped because it didn't make any difference to me.
    I might as well have been swallowing M&M's, I hope it works for you!

  3. Michelle_NZ

    Michelle_NZ New Member

    thanks Phoebe

    I'm hoping some more people can share their experiences with this med?


  4. Jeanne-in-Canada

    Jeanne-in-Canada New Member

    or Depakote. Pretty sure its the same one, and antiseizure med that's often used as a mood stabilizer. It was tried on me as a mood stabilizer, it either didn't do anything at all or had side effects I couldn't tolerate. What I do remember for sure is I wasn't on it long. It certainly didn't help pain for me, I'd really remember that one.


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